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Nov 17, 2023

You Decide: Is the Fed Done Raising Interest Rates?

Economist Mike Walden reflects on the Federal Reserve’s handling of interest rates and what goes into the decision to raise or lower rates. 

Nov 14, 2023

CALS Student Grows Native American Unity and Community on Campus

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, meet McKenzie Cummings, a CALS senior and member of the Lumbee Tribe who has helped grow Native American communities at NC State. 

Nov 3, 2023

You Decide: What Do Interest Rates Tell Us?

Economist Mike Walden shares information about interest rates and what interest rate changes mean for the economy. 

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Nov 2, 2023

2023 CALS Alumni Awards Recognize Nelson Powell and Justin Somers

The CALS Alumni Awards recognize and celebrate exceptional achievements and contributions of alumni from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State. ARE Alumni Nelson Powell and Justin Somers… 

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Nov 1, 2023

Branan Presents Agricultural Law Overview at Southern Outlook Conference

Associate Extension Professor Robert Andrew Branan, JD provided an agricultural law overview to the annual Southern Extension Economics Committee Outlook Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee. The conference – hosted by the University of Tennessee Center… 

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Oct 30, 2023

Adapting to Saltwater Intrusion: Profitability of Salt-Tolerant Soybeans in Eastern North Carolina

In this edition of the NC State Economist, Greg Ferraro, Roderick M. Rejesus, Luke Gatiboni and Andrea Gibbs explore the issue of saltwater intrusion and sea level rise in Eastern North Carolina agriculture. 

Oct 20, 2023

You Decide: Which Dominates, Bad or Good Economic News?    

Economist Mike Walden discusses both the bad news and the good news surrounding the economy and whether the signs for the future are a net plus or a net minus. 

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Oct 19, 2023

Student Spotlight: Stephen Scala

Stephen Scala used his internship with Midwest Feeders, Inc. in Ingalls, Kansas, to learn about different types of cattle operations that do not exist in North Carolina. 

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Oct 18, 2023

18 Ag Institute Students Inducted Into Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society

On September 25, 2023, another class was inducted into the Delta Tau Alpha Honor Society. Delta Tau Alpha promotes academic scholarship and public service in the community. 

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Oct 16, 2023

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur: How Environmental Entrepreneurship Solves Resource Conflicts

What does thinking like an entrepreneur entail? This question was at the heart of the Environmental Entrepreneurship workshop hosted by the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy.